Harpsichordist Mark Kroll will perform three concerts of the music of François Couperin (1668-1733) at First Church in Boston (66 Marlborough St., Boston) from 12:15-12:45pm on three consecutive Tuesdays: November 3, 10, and 17. These concerts are free and open to the public. Donations are encouraged to support the programming.
During a career spanning more than four decades, Mark Kroll has performed throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, winning critical praise for his expressive playing and virtuosity. The first American harpsichordist to appear in numerous cities and countries, including Abu Dhabi and Dubai of the United Arab Emirates, and Bangkok, Thailand, Kroll was recently solo recitalist and lecturer in Poland, France, England, Israel and Hong Kong.
Mark Kroll has performed as concerto soloist with some of the world’s major orchestras, including the Philadelphia, Boston, Minnesota and Montreal symphonies. His extensive list of recordings includes the music of J.S. Bach, C. P. E. Bach, Handel, D. Scarlatti, F. Couperin, Duphly, Balbastre, Schubert, Hummel, Biber; three critically acclaimed CDs of contemporary American harpsichord music; the harpsichord music of Vittorio Rieti; and Henri Dutilleux’s Les Citations with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players.
First Church in Boston is a Unitarian Universalist congregation founded in 1630 by John Winthrop’s original Puritan settlement in Boston. The current building, designed by architect Paul Rudolph, is an excellent acoustic space ideal for chamber music. For more information, visit www.firstchurchboston.org.